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Film Conference “The Future is Now” May 6-102015

25. March 2015

Symp_poster_double_a2_finThe 20th International Bremen Film Conference will take place May 6-10, 2015. The conference is the product of a cooperation between Filmstudies | Department 9, Latin American History | Department 8 and the Community Cinema Bremen | CITY 46 in association with further cooperators.

Under the heading “The Future Is Now: Science Fiction Cinema as Audio-visual Blueprint of Histories, Spaces and Sound,” the conference invites film scholars, historicians as well as film makers and cineasts to eye the diverse facets of the film genre.

Program flyer (partly in German)

Keynotes
Vivian Sobchack
| University of California, Los Angeles || Karin Harrasser | Kunstuniversität Linz || Simon Spiegel | Universität Zürich || Sherryl Vint | University of California, Riverside

Panelists
Marc Bonner
| Universität zu Köln || Matthias Grotkopp | Freie Universität Berlin || Tobias Haupts | Freie Universität Berlin || Adam Nadolny | Poznan University of Technology || Christian Pischel | Freie Universität Berlin || Ivo Ritzer | Universität Bayreuth || Lars Schmeink | Universität Hamburg/ HafenCity Universität || Werner Suppanz | Universität Graz || Brian Willems | University of Split || Anke Woschech | Technische Universität Dresden || Rüdiger Zill | Einstein Forum, Potsdam

Hosts
Delia González de Reufels | History of Latin America – Dep. 8 || Winfried Pauleit | Film Studies – Dep. 9 || CITY 46 | Kommunalkino Bremen e.V.

Contact
Louisa Manz
manz[at]city46.de
Tel.: +49 (0)421 449 635 85

Timetable

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

7:00pm: F.P.1 Doesn’t Respond
Feature film (F.P.1 antwortet nicht, GER 1932, dir. Karl Hartl), German without subtitles, film for panel 2

9:00pm: First Spaceship on Venus
Feature film (Der schweigende Stern, GDR/ PL 1960, dir. Kurt Maetzig), German without subtitles, film for panel 2

Thursday, May 07, 2015

11:00am: Lensbased Media Art Class, UdK Berlin
Presentation (in the film makers’ attendance)

2:00pm: Introduction
Winfried Pauleit & Delia González de Reufels | Universität Bremen

2:45pm: Politics
Research Panel 1 (in English)

6:30pm: Predestination
Feature film (AUS 2014, dir. Michael & Peter Spierig), Original version with German subtitles, film for keynote 1

8:30pm: Abject Times. Temporality and the American Science Fiction Film after 9/11
Keynote Vivian Sobchack | University of California, Los Angeles

Friday, May 08, 2015

10:00am: German Science Fiction
Research Panel 2 (in German)

11:40am: Architecture
Research Panel 3 (in English)

2:00pm: Under the Skin
Feature film (UK 2013, dir. Jonathan Glazer), Original version with German subtitles, film for keynote 2

2:00pm: Lensbased Media Art Class, UdK Berlin
Presentation (in the film makers’ attendance)

4:00pm: Greeting
Jan Oehlmann | Nordmedia

4:15pm: An der Grenze des Fremden. Naturalisierung und Verfremdung im neueren Science-Fiction-Kino
Keynote Simon Spiegel | Universität Zürich (in German)

6:30pm: Elysium
Feature film (USA/ CDN/ MEX 2013, dir. Neill Blomkamp), Original version with German subtitles, film for keynote 3

8:30pm: The Future as History. Science Fiction Counterfactuals
Keynote Sherryl Vint | University of California, Riverside

10:00pm: The Man Who Fell to Earth
Feature film (UK 1976, dir. Nicolas Roeg), Original version

Saturday, May 09, 2015

10:00am: Cold/ Emotion
Research Panel 4 (in German)

11:40am: Sound/ Body
Research Panel 5 (in English)

2:30pm: Antiviral
Feature film (CDN 2012, dir. Brandon Cronenberg), Original version, film for panel 5

4:30pm: Kontrafaktische Korrekturmaßnahmen. Regierung und Politik des Lebens in der Science Fiction
Keynote Karin Harrassar | Kunstuniversität Linz (in German)

7:00pm: Science | Fiction. Envisioning the Extra-ordinary
Film program, curated by Alejandro Bachmann | Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Vienna

8:30pm: Her
Feature film (USA 2013, dir. Spike Jonze), Original version with German subtitles, film for panel 4

8:30pm: Dandy Dust
Experimental film (A/ UK 1998, dir. Hans Scheirl), Original version, film for keynote 4

10:45pm: Snowpiercer
Feature film (KOR/ USA 2013, dir. Joon-ho Bong), Original version with German subtitles, film for panel 4

Sunday, May 10, 2015 || Stanisław Lem Day

11:00am: First Spaceship on Venus
Feature film (Der schweigende Stern DDR/PL 1960, dir. Kurt Maetzig), German version without subtitles, film for panel 2

11:00am: Dandy Dust
Experimental film (A/ UK 1998, dir. Hans Scheirl), Original version, film for keynote 4

1:30pm: Introduction to Stanisław Lem
Yvonne Pörzgen | Universität Bremen (in German)

2:00pm: Polish Short Films Based on Stories by Stanisław Lem

4:00pm: Test pilota Pirxa
Feature film (Inquest of pilot pirx, PL/ RUS 1978, dir. Marek Piestrak), German version without subtitles

6:00pm: Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot
TV series, four episodes (GER 2007-2011, dir. Oliver Jahn, Dennis Jacobsen, Randa Chahoud), German version without subtitles

8:30pm: Solaris
Feature film (USSR 1972, dir. Andrei Tarkowski), Original version with English subtitles

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